Stopping for directions

Which network setting configures the route off the local subnet to the rest of the network?

A) IP address

B) Subnet mask

C) Default gateway

D) DHCP server


The answer: C) Default gateway

The default gateway is the router’s IP address. The router handles the transmission of packets to all other subnets.

Want to know more? Watch “Troubleshooting TCP/IP Settings.”

The TCP/IP protocol is the foundation of today’s network connectivity. In this video, you’ll learn about the TCP/IP settings and some of the loopback and automatic addressing functionality of the protocol.